Neuroscience

Reissner Lab

Kate Reissner has a new website!

The Reissner lab studies the effects of cocaine self-administration on physiological and morphological properties of astrocytes and neuron-astrocyte communication.
Shulman Lab

Research Reveals Connection between Genes and Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

The team lead by Joshua M. Shulman at the Laboratory for Integrative Functional Genomics has published a paper reporting on human genetic analyses, revealing connections between genes and the risk of Parkinson's disease.
Aron Barbey, Decision Neuroscience Lab

Flexibility is at the Heart of Human Intelligence

University of Illinois psychology professor Aron K. Barbey has published a new theory positing that flexibility is at the heart of human intelligence.